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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Food intolerances have given me swollen, red itchy skin under my eyes for a week. The swelling has gone down, how can i improve the discolouration?

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Food intolerances have given me swollen, red itchy skin under my eyes for a week.  The swelling has gone down, how can i improve the discolouration?

Discoloration: The discoloration can be improved by using virgin coconut oil. It may take 3-4 weeks to notice improvement ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. Frank Kuitems
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Board Certified, Hematology
23 years in practice
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Red itchy skin & ears & swollen glands in neck since moving to new place. Gets worse after i've been in laundry room. Using same detergents. Help!

Dr. Kelty Baker
Board Certified, Hematology
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Red itchy skin & ears & swollen glands in neck since moving to new place. Gets worse after i've been in laundry room. Using same detergents. Help!

Allergic reaction: We can develop allergies even if we haven't changed the type of products we use. I would start by changing my laundry detergent to a hypoallergenic one. If that doesn't work, you can use a hypoallergenic soap like neutrogena. If you are no better after these changes, you need to see a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dr. William Culviner
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm having itchy skin rashes, chills, swallon lymph nodes, nausea, low left stomach pain, fatigue body pain/joint pain hair loss, headaches, eye redness?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm having itchy skin rashes, chills, swallon lymph nodes, nausea, low left stomach pain, fatigue body pain/joint pain hair loss, headaches, eye redness?

see a doctor: Then you should see a doctor, have tests done and determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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Red dry itchy skin around the eyes primarily the inner corners closer to the nose what could it be it won't go away and she's had it for weeks??

Dr. Zachary Veres
Board Certified, Family Medicine
13 years in practice
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Red dry itchy skin around the eyes primarily the inner corners closer to the nose what could it be it won't go away and she's had it for weeks??

Skin rash: seborrhea vs adult rosacea. many types of medications to treat this. See your physician or a virtual consult with HealthTap to send a picture and allow someone to help you ...Read more

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Dr. Saeed Jaffer
Board Certified, Dermatology
19 years in practice
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Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Dr. Saeed Jaffer
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have bloodshot, not itchy eyes, and itchy skin on arms/tops of thighs/below waistline. After scratching, small red bumps appear. Tropical illness?

Dr. Vicki Levine
Board Certified, Dermatology
36 years in practice
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I have bloodshot, not itchy eyes, and itchy skin on arms/tops of thighs/below waistline. After scratching, small red bumps appear. Tropical illness?

Don't know: I am sorry but I do not know what you have. I can recommend an excellent dermatologist named dr michael whitlow.You can google his name and get the phone number and see if he takes your insurance. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Do you think I'll need to seek a doctor advice and help if I have redness, rash and itchy skin?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Do you think I'll need to seek a doctor advice and help if I have redness, rash and itchy skin?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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